Shark fin ban mulled by Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby

August 17, 2012

The sale of shark fin may soon be banned in Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby as the three cities work together on a bylaw to have the Chinese delicacy removed from restaurant menus. Vancouver City Councilor Kerry Jang says it’s important the three cities put in a ban at the same time saying, “We wanted to make sure that if we banned it in Vancouver, for example, then people just didn’t go to Richmond, or if Richmond banned it, they would just come back to Vancouver.”  Read more at the CBC.